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SFGTV2
Dec 22, 2012 5:30pm PST
rich arab america culture that exists here in the city of san francisco and i want to thank you all for coming and i want to introduce joaquin for resident who ska great member of our community and has helped organize this event. (applause). . thank you very much and good evening everyone on behalf of mayorly who will be joining us in a few moments i want to say thanks to all of you for being here tonight it's always a pleasure for you go to welcome the community into city hall - because you remind us our purpose in government so to serve and you you certainly bring life and culture and community into our very state halls and bring life to us, so thank you again. i want to thank the nominating committee and the planning committee for their excellent work in ensuring that those very important community members who do so much to ensure that our communities remain strong and vibrant, those who are under served typically continue to be served that our communities are strengthened and our ties are bound and strong. so, in 2012, of this year, we are very lucky enough to have two very distingu
PBS
Dec 23, 2012 8:30am PST
villa, to figures in latin america. the civil rights period, unfortunately... unfortunately in this country, is still taught in black and white. >> mm-hmm. >> we need to go beyond. we need to see it in black and white and technicolor. césar chávez, regas de harina, major figures that are as important as the reverend martin luther king, malcolm x. we hope-- i think skip will agree with me-- that an effort like this opens people's minds to see the subtleties of history. not... not history as we have been taught, but history in a way that we can understand from... from within, from behind. >> but many-- i say this unfortunately-- many latinos who would be defined as black in this country don't, in their country, define themselves as black. they would say, "no, i'm mexican," or "no, i'm dominican," or "no, i'm cuban." there's sometimes the blackness of a person in a latino culture... >> hinojosa: sometimes? >> it's a very important point... >> hinojosa: i would say it's oftentimes it's a very important point. >> because we in latin america... >> no, no, yeah, that they deny it. >> hin
CSPAN
Dec 23, 2012 2:00pm EST
here. we must stop future sandy hooks right now. we cannot allow the schools of america to become killing fields. we must act now. i applaud all of those who are involved. >> do you want to speak very briefly? >> we call our caucus america's caucus. because it is diversified and it's unified. we make our appeal today to all americans. and command our leader, caroline, diana, the eloquence of the people who have spoken, my colleague from connecticut said it extraordinarily well. politics be damned here. there is a responsibility that we have as legislators that are unique. what took place in sandy hook and newtown, a quintessential new england community goes beyond horror. the weapon of choice that was used, an assault called a bush master, more than 3 million americans have them. 3 million americans have them. we make appeal to americans, to mothers, to fathers. we make an appeal to members of the press, who are the ones that can best articulate and ask the questions why? because we know this. as sure as we're all standing here, and have acknowledged that we stood here too many ti
ABC
Dec 23, 2012 8:00am PST
, and in doing so, they tell every insane killer in america that schools are the safest place to inflict maximum mayhem with minimum risk. >> do you personally believe, congressman, that gun-free school zones have been invitations to mayhem and that the only way to stop a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun? >> well, i think that when you look at school safety, you've got to put armed guards into the equation. i've made it clear that it should not be a mandatory law that every school has there. there should be local choice but absolutely, i believe that protecting our children with an armed guard who is trained is an important part of the equation. we have two-thirds of our schools or, excuse me, one-third of our schools in america right now with an armed off-duty police officer or resource officer. if you have a choice of sending your child to a school that has that type of protection versus not, i think most people in america would say, let's go to what would be the school that invests in that type of safety and security. >> so when governor chris christie, others say t
CSPAN
Dec 23, 2012 12:00am EST
the slaves to latin america. arrived with the knowledge that issue was feared by the christian missionaries. the slaves adopted issue as their patron deity, just to scare the christians who wanted them to convert. issue became the paramount symbol of resistance in latin america and the americas. in fact, it went beyond that. in some parts of brazil, for instance, you find that issue has even been elevated to the supreme deity simply because that was a symbol that was there, the protagonist for freedom. as they find the transposition of deities across the atlantic, not minor, became not only the symbol of resistance in the new world, but the supreme deity in certain parts of brazil. like brazilla, for instance. if you go to the heartland of the europa in brazil, and it's quite plain. but in certain parts issue became the supreme deity. now, consider today -- this was the history of the missionaries in africa, and it goes back a couple of centuries. now, imagine that kadi -- to be a faller of the religion, is virtually to earn the death sentence in certain parts of nigeria. chris
CNN
Dec 23, 2012 10:00am PST
success story in latin america. it is not brazil. it's actually much closer to home. then, as the world watches the arab world struggle with democracy, we'll take a look at the problem from an unusual perspective, upside down. how does a country turn away from democracy as eastern europe did 50 years ago? i'll talk to pulitzer-prize winning historian ann applebalm. we focus on decision making. in the depths of the financial crisis, the obama administration had an almost impossible choice -- save chrysler by injecting billions of taxpayer dollars, or let it fail and lose perhaps a million jobs. car czar steve rattner gives us a fascinating inside look. for viewers in the united states, we have a special tonight at 8:00 and 11:00 p.m. eastern and pacific called "tough decisions." >>> but, first, here's my take. announcing that he would send proposals on reducing gun violence in america to congress, president obama this week mentioned a number of sensible gun control measures. but he also paid homage to the washington conventional wisdom about the many and varied causes of this calamity fr
CSPAN
Dec 22, 2012 9:05pm EST
have a spending problem, ladies and gentlemen, in america, and not a revenue problem. so it's very difficult for us to fix the problems in a nation with $16 trillion of debt, with an annual deficit of more than $1 trillion by simply talking about raising revenues of the top 2%. you can take all the revenue, all the revenue from the top 2% and you simply could not close the annual deficit. that's a challenge. it's a challenge and it's a place where senator jim demint has led. senator jim demint has led in a way that few others have led and he's been consistent, he's been transparent and he's been succinct, and that is why there is no way to fill his shoes. there's no way to have another jim demint in america. i'm so thankful that we in south carolina, we don't lose jim demint, that we see jim demint go to a bigger, greater opportunity. there is no one else in south carolina than lindsay graham. senator graham has served his state incredibly well. he understands the foreign affairs are real like no other. i look forward to learning more about foreign affairs from senator graham. i wi
FOX Business
Dec 22, 2012 9:00pm EST
you. [applause] john: america has more than 400 billionaires'. i say they are cheap because until recently they did not give a lot to charity. 1997 ted turner promised to donate $1 billion to the wind. united nations? they squandered money. if business tycoons do more for the world than two reinvests of the business creates jobs and wealth for everyone. why is giving away better? >> why not do both? john: i am happy if bill gates gives nothing. >> this is why people don't like newsmen. i know your dirty tricks. there is nothing more to say. good by. i of walking off the set. [laughter] john: it is true that businessmen like ted turner to the right thing. says your on broke from the ayn rand institute. how did they become a billionaire? creating a product service to benefit everybody we know because it pays -- repay for it. we get more value than what we give up. bill gates has improved hundreds of millions of lives he has touched every human being. >> to also employ people that charity keeps on giving. >> you pay employees but they are better off. what about the companies that pro
PBS
Dec 23, 2012 3:30pm PST
obama team to get out their vote and is going to be exploited by virtually every merchandiser in america. >> obama's campaign manager and the rest of the team for the ground game they pulled together which the romney team laughed at first. they are not laughing now. >> mark. >> thank you. magnificent. >> is this it? >> let's see what conac has given us. the biggest winner of 2012 vladimir putin. he overcame massive opposition protests, maneuvered through constitutional loopholes, served as president, then prime minister. and then when re-elected as president again of planet earth's biggest nation, russia. vladimir putin biggest winner of 2012. >> "biggest loser," pat? >> general david petraeus. cia most famous general of his generation caught in a honey trap and kwon. >> the nra national rifle association which has no answer to why americans should be allowed to buy and possess assault weapons with rounds they can shoot off and kill little children. >> mark. >> the 23 million americans who remain out of work and have been out of work for a long period of time. >> seldom aidle son who bac
SFGTV2
Dec 23, 2012 6:30am PST
welcome everybody here this fourthth animal america arab month of separation and it's my pleasure to join us here and many of us know that we are such a lucky city, and we are lucky because people around their world make their way to fraction, find hopey until the city they know that we celebrate our diversity and find strength in the different cultures that pretend together and now, i ask you also to bring me talent from the arab america communities to make me and help me lune run the city. yes, it's incredible. union, i think i can talk about how wonderful diversity is, but we have to get the talent from our communities to represent all of the different thing that we do in the city. and you know, tonight, even though there is something called a baseball game out there, but these wonderful events that we have in the city whether it's america's cup whether it's fleet week, whether it's the 49ers playing or the giants playing, even eventually when we land the superbowl it all board of trustees all of us, i know that what i'm doing as a mayor and making sure that i support smallbitions
SFGTV2
Dec 22, 2012 10:30pm PST
one of the best baseball towns -- no, the best baseball town in america. [cheers and applause] let us now welcome and please show your love and enthusiasm the mayor of city and county of san francisco the honorable edwin lee. former mayor and current lieutenant governor the honorable gavin newsom. the city chief of protocol charlotte schultz, and her husband former secretary of state george schultz. former mayor willie brown. [cheers and applause] and former mayor frank jordan. we want to acknowledge the husband of united states senator and former mayor dianne feinstein, mr. richard bloom. the wife of former mayor gina mos coney and the wife of former mayor joe alliteo, catherine. the sister of former mayor george christopher. the board board and the rest of the city family who has made this event possible. we are also honored to be joined by several giants dignitaries. president and ceo larry baer and his wife sam. [cheers and applause] . giants vice president and general manager brian saibian and his wife amanda. [cheers and applause] the wife of the skipper mrs. kim bochy. and l
CNN
Dec 23, 2012 2:00am PST
you feel america has now come since then? >> well, we've come pretty far. i think children who are bullied are not very free to be. and anti-bullying is something we should all be thinking about. but one of the things we felt with free to be, it really was part of the women's movement. we were working very hard to have women heard. and it seemed also that you kind of had to start with one 5-year-old at a time and try to get them to start to see that boys and girls could play together, could share the world together. so i think we're getting there. i mean, there are only what about 20 women who are now head of fortune 500 companies that we have about, what, 20 women going into the senate. late getting to leader of a country, but we are getting there. >> when you see what's happened with gay rights in particular, that's moving very fast in america isn't it? >> yes, yes. but it's a long time coming. people have been gay for a long time and had their rights taken from them. the gay rights movement is an exciting movement to really see it going from here to there this quickly. >> you pl
CNN
Dec 23, 2012 12:00pm PST
manilow. stay with cnn. "your money" starts right now. >>> just days to go before america goes over a fiscal cliff. an outcomeloing more likely every hour. washington's willingness to take america to the brink threatens its prosperity. this is about the latest movement in the negotiation between the democrats and republicans comes down to useless symbolic moves and haggling between grown men. your elected officials are wasting time while the clock ticks. house speaker john boehner announced his plan b to let bush-era tax cuts expire for earners making more than $1 million a year and he wants to set automatic spending cuts with unspecified cuts elsewhere. the speaker pulled his so-called plan b for lack of support from his own party because many republicans still beholden to grover nor quest and the ridiculous pledge want no compromise at all. the debate between the two sides centers around a balanced approach the budget. republicans say president obama wants too much revenue. that's taxes in normal speak and not enough cuts. >> at some point we're going to have to address the spendi
SFGTV2
Dec 23, 2012 1:00pm PST
smartest building in the world and we have honors such as the greenest city in north america, the walkable city, and the best green policies, the green tech of north america and forbes recognized that san francisco has the most green jobs in the united states. that's jobs. that's one of the most important things we are doing for the whole country. [applause] and we are creating and sustaining jobs as well as supporting new industries in our city. our energy watch program creates or sustains 180 jobs a year. san francisco has now achieved 80% landfill diversion rate setting the national recycling and compost records as the high of any city in north america. [applause] and by the way as a former public works director you ought ton how proud i am. we have the best compost in the united states and in fact it's sold to all of the wineries in napa that make and produce the best wines in the world. our partners employs over a thousand green collar employees and solar sf resulted in hiring from employees from disadvantaged communities in the work force program. i want to acknowledge and t
ABC
Dec 23, 2012 6:00am PST
is good morning america. dan harris is joining us live from new york to tell us what they are working on. good morning. >> hey, carolyn, good morning to you. two storms set to swoop in just in times it make the post christmas journey home potentially a big mess. millions of travels may be affected. ginger is here to tell us when the two storms will affect most strongly. and the mad dash, as you well know, christmas 48 hours away. the last minute shoppers wondering where to get the best deals the day before christmas eve or christmas eve eve. we have all the last-minute tips and ways for you to save money and time. and christmas criminals on a less happy note. caught on tape, some grinch captured red-handed as they try to steal people's purchases. check outweighs people tried and failed to sneak off with christmas gifts. most of them busted, which is the good news. and on a very positive note we are calling him st. nick. how this pro basketball player surprised basketball in need with a christmas they will never forget. a member of the new york knicks, amarie stoudemire. he's a
SFGTV2
Dec 23, 2012 7:30am PST
america's cup, sunday games, giants streets they will wake up for the car that is typically legally parked on this their street and find out they can't get it back but for a $500 fibromyalgiav. i protionx posed to the public if your community can help us figure out an app so if i provided my cell phone to city government, we can let you know if the street cleaning is going to happen tomorrow. we propose this had last year. mayor lee was supportive. we're still waiting for it to happen, idea number one. idea number two, my constituents ask me can you tell us where every single dollar in city government goes? whether it goes to an individual, nonprofit, someone providing goods and services in our city? last year i proposed an open budget application so that we could drill down and know where every single penny of city government is being spent. i want to thank our budget director who is here, our city controller. we are working on this, but we are still months away from getting the data that we need to provide this information to you. my third idea, i want to thank our rec and park de
SFGTV
Dec 23, 2012 12:30pm PST
states of america, and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under god, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. >>> colleagues we have board meeting minutes from october 23, november twired and could i a motion to approve those minutes. motion by campus and seconded by advocate lows and those minutes are approved. and if you could read our two parliament special order. >> the first item of business between the board of supervisors this week representing district will he and 11 the mayor may address the board initially for five minutes and the board will recognize the supervisor with their questions and the entire discussion may be exceed five minutes per supervisor, mr. mayor welcome back to the champ for your final questions see if you have any opening comments. >> thank you president chew supervisors we made it to the end of the year and this is the last question time for 2012 and it's been a great year, a lot of accomplishments and i want to thank each and every one of you for each of the valuable leadership that you have provided along the way. we have establish
CSPAN
Dec 23, 2012 6:00pm EST
war on poverty. some of the impetus for prioritizing the issue of poverty came from the of america. the best-selling study of poverty by the holy cross alumni michael harrington who found poverty hidden in appellation and in america's inner cities. shriver is accepted the challenge and got to work first of all research and the scope of the problem and its possible solutions. she found 30 million americans then living in poverty, and his agenda for them was and handouts employment through programs like the preschool head program, a dhaka court to retrain adults for in the dhaka the postindustrial economy and vista volunteers in service to america often described as a domestic peace corps. there were programs come stress and community leadership, global planning with federal funds, and there were legal services for the poor. in time, the war on poverty raised up resentment from some public officials who were challenged by the newly uncovered poor. meanwhile, slowly but inexorably, the war on vietnam drew the funding away from shriver's operation and offered a choice between war and a
CNN
Dec 22, 2012 10:00pm PST
with that? >> well, in america right now there's about 155 million people who live in a home with at least one firearm. last year in america, there were probably 12,000 murders. less than 300 of those murders were committed with long guns, rifles. so the bigger problem in america is firearms in the hands of the wrong people. >> okay. >> you set less than 3% of those. >> no, no, no. out of 12,000 murders in america less than 300 were committed with long guns. >> then the point is, if less than 300 are committed with long guns yet people are going into schools and churches and other places and using long guns to kill people in mass numbers, it would seem -- then people don't need long guns in their homes. you can't use a long gun in your home to protect your house. can you? >> yes, you can use a long gun to -- >> if i have a long gun in my house it's going to blow the gas lines out. >> that's not true. no. you wouldn't want to use a long gun in an apartment building. somebody has a ranch has several acres of land, a long gun could be a very vital defensive firearm for them. >> someone
CNN
Dec 23, 2012 6:00am PST
a paranoid vision of a more dangerous and violent america where everyone is armed and no place is same. the nra as's lobbyists blamed everyone but nems for the crisis of gun violence. this is the new senator and he tweeted out walking out of another funeral and handed the nra transcript, the most revolting, tone-deaf statement i've seen. can i get your reaction to that reaction? >> well, live by my own statements, and i hope they look at those as well. they want to focus the debate on new laws and new prohibitions, and i'm saying that's the wrong debate. that's their solution. i believe a better solution is school safety initiatives, one of those options being an armed presence we have in one-third of the schools. p if you have an option of sending a child to a school with an armed presence who are trained that can protect the children or a school that doesn't have that option, right now the polls show in america most people would select the more secure school, the one that invests in security. so let's help these schools, and let's don't have a false debate that's not going to in
WETA
Dec 23, 2012 6:00pm EST
of america, designing group, individual, and retirement products. that's why we're your retirement company. >>> welcome. the bells rang for the lost. charlotte bacon, olivia engle, anna marquez green, catherine hubbard, emilie parker, jack pinto, noah posner, jessica ricos, benjamin wheeler, and allison wyatt. all were 6 years old. daniel barden and grace mcdonald were 7. six adults died with them. mary sherlock, dawn hochsprung, victoria soto. it helps to say their names to rescue them from the statistical anonymity that always settles over these awful events. it helps those of us distanced from the loss to imagine to even grieve the emptiness of the homes and hearts of those who loved them. we will never forget. we mourn, move on, and too soon forget. then it will happen again some day. we'll scratch our heads and ask ourselves, was the last time newtown or columbine? was it aurora or that college in virginia? once again, we will mourn, move on, and too soon forget. there is an old saying that in remembrance is the secret of redemption. but america forgets quickly and gives no la
ABC
Dec 22, 2012 5:30pm PST
out there somewhere in america tonight. >>> and now to our picture, its' of our friend and colleague sam champion saying i do. sam champion and his partner rubem, were married last night in a small, private ceremony at sam's apartment here in manhattan. they were joined by sam's close friends from "good morning america," lara spencer, josh elliott and robin roberts who's still recovering from her bone marrow transplant. we want to hear from you. >>> and coming up here on the broadcast -- the uproar over the reversal of fortune on "wheel of fortune," how one woman solved the puzzle but still lost the prize. iflow testosterone,h you should know that axiron is here. the only underarm treatment for low t. that's right, the one you apply to the underarm. axiron is not for use in women or anyone younger than 18. axiron can transfer to others through direct contact. women, especially those who are or who may become pregnant, and children should avoid contact where axiron is applied as unexpected signs of puberty in children or changes in body hair or increased acne in women may occur. repor
ABC
Dec 23, 2012 6:00pm EST
gun shows across america today? >>> holiday havoc, two days until christmas and two new storms bearing down, as tens of millions of americans scramble for their gifts, we look inside the mind of the last-minute shopper. irresistible, the dental assist in iowa fired because her boss says she was too attractive. the shock over how the state's highest court has ruled on this case. >>> and extreme gift,ing, what america's 1%ers may find under their trees this christmas. >>> good evening. we may be two days away from christmas, but many americans are focused not on yuletide enjoy, instead on guns. who has them, who's trying to get them and how they should be controlled. tonight the nra and its supporters are doubling down. here hearing reports of a rush at gun shows across america today, people buying assault weapons before a possible ban. as nra executives fanned out across the air waves with a message of defiance. abc's david kerley is on the story. >> reporter: the nra today stuck byes its guns, that every american school should have an armed guard. >> if it's crazy to call for p
FOX News
Dec 22, 2012 8:30pm PST
. >> it's so unbelievable and it only happens in america. >> jon: is this the time for liberals and their media lap dogs wto push the agenda against guns? time magazine names its man of the year and guess what? it's barack obama. are you surprised? on the panel this week, writer and fox news contributor, judy miller. richard grenle, who served as press spokesman for the last four u.n. ambassadors to the u.n. jim pinkerton conservative magazine and daily beast columnist kirsten powers. i'm jon scott. fox news watch is on right now. now. >> you were aware of the security risk there, we've read the cables. you were fully aware and either you send people there with security or you don't send them there. >> i looked at the people streaming through the front gate in benghazi, that wouldn't have taken that much to stop that attack if indeed they'd have been-- they would have responded to it immediately. >> the president and high level officials of this administration immediately after the attack and for days afterwards kept talking an overwhelming part of their discussion of the issue dealt with
WETA
Dec 23, 2012 9:30am EST
, that's not going to happen in america. i'm sorry, it's not. >> there is plenty of evidence to look at here. when there's -- not study that tells you that banning guns decreases suicide or mass murders, just not. and center for disease control and others have looked for those they can't get them. the fact is when you have -- >> the cdc is not allowed to collect information -- on weapons as a -- when studies have been done on behalf of cdc other arms of the federal government none of them show that taking guns out decreases suicide or these other things. we have to look at the fact also that when you allow guns in to communities mining whether it's concealed weapon or people allowed to have gun in their home you see usually a crime rate drop. does all crime stop? >> there's no causation here. >> the fact is people want to have the right to defend themselves and i think it's wrong, whether you agree with the nra statement on this or not i think it's worth considering that it's true, when everybody knees if i walk in to that venue whether it's a school, it's a church, it's a private bu
SFGTV
Dec 23, 2012 5:00am PST
america's -- in the next years or so. the foundation of the maritime business is the services that attract boats and ships and keeps us going in business. but commuter ferries and excursions are really kind of the core business of the port's maritime sector. if you take a look at it. we average, we carry on average 3.2 million ferry passengers annually these are commuter passengers moving between home and work expense and is we transport over 3 million excursion passengers annual low people looking at sites alcatraz and golden gate bridge. and then we see international cruise ships that alleged violentors to and from the port and crews members aboard those ships speak to our ferry services, you're, our ferry services operate chiefly out of the downtown ferry terminal behind the ferry building. they also operate out of peer 39, and 41 in the north. the gate b number downtown ferry terminal is for the north bound lanes such as value lay hough and gate e is for ala immediate a eoakland and island services blue and gold fleet does the operation and is the maintenance of all of these ve
SFGTV
Dec 23, 2012 6:30am PST
for turn-over to the america's cup phase one construction of the building is 80% complete right now and is on schedule for hand over to the america's cup authority on march 2013. phase two, construction drawings are about 95% complete and will be completed shortly. and the port will start phase two construction of the project and it's scheduled for about nine months with substantial completion august 1st 2014 and final completion two months later and this work will clue finishing the remaining ports and including united states customers and u.s. you're border protection facilities and the two forty seven acre northwest plaza sorry -- this is the plaza i i guess most of you know this but this was the rolls of quite a lot of work with -- site and the other work included the north point on the left of the picture the ground transportation area between terminal 21 and 29 and the april between the ship and terminal and the installation of the system, fenders and bull lards and professions of miscellaneous furniture and equipment. we will talk more about the budget but need to bring the b
MSNBC
Dec 23, 2012 7:00am PST
top 2% of america while there are the 98% that are not part of this. as long as you govern for the party and not the people, you have danger ahead. >> isn't the result absolute stay sis? this will give you an illustration of what happened. in terms of how many votes they called, forget the things they have passed. the 112 congress called half as many votes as the 110th congress under speaker pelosi. they were able to do more. just bringing things to the floor isn't happening. for boehner, is it he can't lead or structurally part of it is governing for the 1% which is doing nothing. >> there are a number of dynamics. it's not just that he can't control, if you will, this very conservative hyperpartisan arm of his caucus, there are multiple things at play. he's been trying to avoid the type of embarrassment you saw last week. i's not called the do nothing congress for nothing. >> the do nothing congress is embarrassing for john boehner. what about the rest of the people? angela talked about the constituents and how they are responding? how are people reacting to it in the real world?
ABC
Dec 23, 2012 9:00am PST
protect america. >> georgia senator johnny isaacson reports the columbine took place five years in the ten year assault weapons ban which congress eventually allowed to expire. >>> saint anthony's in san francisco is holding its 4th annual curbside donation drive. yesterday people dropped by clothes and food by the bagful. donated hand knitted scars and socks were also available for those in need. it continues today and tomorrow. even in the rain, people are coming out, lisa, to donate. and that a rain is going to continue. >>> that's right. we are getting pounded right now in parts of the way area as a strong cold front is pushing into the bay. here is a look at the golden gate bridge where we have the light rain but gusty winds along the coast and looking at heavy rain from the north bay, the peninsula, the east bay and south bay. a little radar tour from live doppler 7hd when we return. >> look forward to that. also ah head, the warriors and lakers put on quite the holiday show at oracle arena. mike shumann with the highlights of what was good morning! wow. want to start the day
CSPAN
Dec 23, 2012 10:30am EST
that awful night to protect them. we owe it to thousands of our colleagues serving america with great dedication every day in diplomatic posts over the world. let me turn it to ambassador pickering. >> good afternoon. bill, thank you for those wise and cogent words. i would also like to thank secretary clinton for her steadfast support, for her ambitious approach to implementing our recommendations. we wish her a speedy recovery. in late september, secretary clinton asked me to serve as chairman of the accountability review board on benghazi, and ask admiral mullen got to be the vice chairman. -- to be the vice chairman. he brought a special perspective, wisdom, and good sense to it difficult and trying process. there are three other members of the board or not with us today. without whom this report cannot have been possible. a professor of public administration at syracuse university, and former chief executive of united nations world food program, undersecretary general for management of the united nations. and expressed retired senior officer who served as interim director of the
ABC
Dec 23, 2012 8:00am EST
this is morning, the night mayor >>> good morning, america. this morning, the nightmare after christmas. two major storms moving in and they could mean misery for millions trying to get back home from the holidays. >>> crunch time, as the clock runs out on time to buy gifts it's time to talk strategy. big chain, mom and pop or head to the web. we've shopped till we dropped and we have the answers. >>> wheel of misfortune. how mispronouncing the winning phrase cost one game show contestant thousands of dollars. >> seven swans a swimmin'. >> it's created an uproar, and this morning, we have the contestant herself. >>> and st. knick. amar'e stoudemire showing his heart is big playing santa for those down on their luck complete with a luxury limo ride and personal shopping spree. ♪ feliz navidad ♪ feliz navidad ♪ feliz navidad ♪ prospero ano y felicidad ♪ feliz navidad ♪ feliz navidad ♪ feliz navidad ♪ prospero ano y felicidad ♪ i want to wish you a merry christmas i want to wish you a merry christmas ♪ ♪ i want to wish you a merry christmas from the bottom o
CSPAN
Dec 23, 2012 9:15am EST
newest book, "little america." when you talk about little america, what are you talking about? >> i'm talking about this remarkable community that the americans built in the deserts of southern afghanistan. not in the last couple years, but six decades ago. back when unnope to most of our countrymen, there were dozens and dozens of american engineers there. this was back in the '40s and '50s digging irrigation canals, building dams. the very same terrain that president obama's troop surge unfolded in this over the past couple of years. in my history of obama's surge and my examines of it, i actually start back in the 1940s in this remarkable period of american assistance to afghanistan, a period of great optimism when we built this town there that the afghans started to call little america complete with a coed high school swimming pool where boys and girls would swim together, a clubhouse where you could get a gin and tonic. it was a period of great promise for the americans and afghans, and i use that as the opening for the this book that talks about the great hope and tragedy of our
NBC
Dec 23, 2012 8:00am EST
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CNN
Dec 23, 2012 2:00pm PST
, alternative minimum tax was put in place by congress, actually meant for the very wealthy of america, the very wealthy tax filers so that they were not taking full advantage of too many deductions and credits. the problem is there was never indexed for inflation so each year, congress those pass an exemption so therefore it protects middle class families. but it's part of the entire fiscal cliff negotiation, nothing has been passed. so we are looking at maybe 30 million americans, 30 million to 100 americans that could be deeply impacted by the time springtime rolls around. >> what about other tax cities in understand there's three other taxes we could get hit with. what are they? >> talking to steven moore about t you clearly -- the federal income tax, your going to see a -- we are going to revert back to the 2000 tax schedule you so the top tax rate will bounce up to 39.6%. then you look at the dividend tax rate. right now, it's at 15% it can jump as high as 43%. capital gains taxes from 15% up to 20%. so, you could see that the implications, the negative implications just to wall stree
CSPAN
Dec 23, 2012 3:30pm EST
about 4.2 million per family. so when you think about why is there this polarization in america, why are there these very different views about the world, you know, part of it is there are very different worlds that people are inhabits. having said that, so, you know, my premise is this isn't just a case of the rich have always been with us. something really different is happening, and it's important for us to talk about it, to research it, to figure out what's going on. but actually, there is a real reluctance, and i have admit particularly here in america, and i'm canadian, so i see you guys with a little bit of a distance. [laughter] particularly in america there is a reluctance to talk about these issues of income distribution. and one of my friends who was supposed to be here tonight, i talked to him about this, and he said that it's -- i'm going to quote him because it was such a nice line. so he said: i was once told by the head of a prestigious think tank in washington, d.c. that the think tank's board was very unlikely to fund any work that had income or wealth inequality in
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